Monitoring of non-communicable diseases such as hypertension in South Africa: challenges for the post-2015 global development agenda.

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BACKGROUND Examining the non-communicable disease (NCD) profile for South Africa (SA) is crucial when developing health interventions that aim to reduce the burden of NCDs. OBJECTIVE To review NCD indicators in national data sources in order to describe the burden of NCDs in SA, using hypertension as an example. METHODS Age, gender, district of death… (More)
DOI: 10.7196/samj.7868

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@article{Day2014MonitoringON, title={Monitoring of non-communicable diseases such as hypertension in South Africa: challenges for the post-2015 global development agenda.}, author={Candy Day and Pam Groenewald and Ria Laubscher and Sabrina Chaudhry and N. van Schaik and Debbie Bradshaw}, journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde}, year={2014}, volume={104 10}, pages={680-7} }